The FCC announced a nationwide EAS test to take place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 2:20 pm Eastern Time, and if necessary, the secondary test date will be October 5. The test will start when FEMA sends the alert message, in both English and Spanish, using a new nationwide test event code, NPT, and a new nationwide geographic zone code, 000000. As of July 30, 2016 EAS participants were required to have equip
Be sure to mark your calendar… for the upcoming September IBA/RAB training webinar. Members can participate in this webinar Tuesday morning or Thursday afternoon. This Members Only webinar will be presented September 13 @ 10:00am and September 15 @3:00pm Central time. Webinar information and log-in details.
The FCC has issued a revised EAS Operating Handbook. A copy of the Handbook must be located at normal duty positions or EAS equipment locations when an operator is required to be on duty and be immediately available to staff responsible for administering EAS tests.
August IBA/RAB Training Webinar Mark your calendar! The August IBA/RAB training webinars will be held August 16 @ 10:00am CDT and August 18 @ 3:00pm CDT. Participation information and archive materials can be found in the Member Training section of the IBA Web Site.
Mark your calendar . . . for the July IBA/RAB training webinar. Member stations can participate in the webinar either Tuesday morning or Thursday afternoon. The RAB webinar will be presented July 12 @ 10:00am and July 14@ 3:00pm Central time. For more information: http://iowabroadcasters.com/member-services/rab-training-webinars/
As promised , Mark Levy from from Revenue Development Resources, Inc. has posted the information from his Sales and Management Sessions at the IBA Summer Convention, June 23, at the Wes Des Moines Marriott. Just click on the Read More link below to access the information. Here is the link: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/91825912/IBA%206-23-16.zip
The IBA Summer Convention is June 23, 2016 at the West Des Moines Marriott. Register now! Convention Schedule and Registration forms are now available. For those wishing to stay overnight, room reservations can be made online at: West Des Moines Marriott Room Reservations The deadline for making room reservations is June 8. Plan to join us!